About the bill
The TSCA Modernization Act of 2015 would amend the Toxic Substances Control Act to expand the ability of the Environmental Protection Agency to evaluate and regulate toxic chemicals. It would give the EPA further authority to impose fees to regulate chemicals. The House Committee on Energy and Commerce gave this report of the bill upon its introduction on May 27. The bill was passed almost unanimously, with a single opposing vote from Rep. Tom McClintock (R-CA4). McClintock offered this explanation of his vote.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 15th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 9, 2016
Length: 66 pages
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 22, 2016
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on June 22, 2016.
What legislators are saying
“House Approves Shimkus Legislation to Protect the Internet & Improve Chemical Safety”
— Rep. John Shimkus [R-IL15] (Sponsor) on Jun 23, 2015
“Schrader Lauds Update to Chemical Safety Act Decades in the Making”
— Rep. Kurt Schrader [D-OR5] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 22, 2016
This bill incorporates provisions from:
H.R. 2576 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, Pub. L. No. 114-182, H.R. 2576, 114th Cong. (2016).
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